Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

A ‘trans-species carceral geography’of industrialized violence, discussing, e.g., the prison death row/execution chamber and the animal slaughterhouse; sites of laboratory testing of pharmaceutical and other products on incarcerated humans and captive animals; sites of exploited prisoner and animal labor; and the prison solitary confinement cell and the zoo cage.

The Cow with Ear Tag #1389

A detailed analysis of the modern dairy industry from the perspective of its effects on the animals involved. Includes such topics as the difficulties of conducting research regarding the conditions in which animals are held by private industry, the differences and similarities between small dairy farms and the increasingly dominant “mega-dairies” of California, and an exploration of such terms as “anthropomorphism,” “commodification,” and “violence” as applied to the dairy industry.